Fire breaks out on OSV Coastal Jaguar off Visakhapatnam coast; ICGS Rani Rashmoni redirected to rescue 29-member crew
An Offshore Support Vessel Coastal Jaguar reported a loud explosion off the coast of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, The Tribue reported. According to initial reports, 28 members of the 29-member crew have been rescued. One member is still missing, preliminary reports said.
Incumbent Western Seaboard Commander Krishnaswamy Natarajan to replace Rajendra Singh as new Director General of Indian Coast Guard
Krishnaswamy Natarajan was appointed as the next Director General of the Indian Coast Guard on Tuesday. Natarajan, the second Coast Guard officer to lead the force, would take over on 30 June. Natarajan was instrumental in giving a fillip to the overall growth of the Coast Guard, post 26/11, in terms of assets and infrastructure development including a dedicated academy.
Cyclone Vayu changes course, skirts Gujarat's Saurashtra coast; state to remain on high alert for next 24 hours
At 7.30 pm on Thursday, the IMD said Cyclone Vayu is very likely to move north-northwestwards for some time and then northwestwards, skirting the Saurashtra coast, affecting Gir Somnath, Diu, Junagarh, Porbandar and Devbhoomi Dwarka during the next 12 hours.
Cyclone Vayu: Ships deployed for rescue and relief operations on western coast, diving team kept on standby, says Indian Navy
The Indian Navy said that, for Cyclone Vayu, the Western Naval Command has deployed its ships, aircraft, and helicopters for rescue and relief operations and to alert the fishermen at sea.
Cyclone Vayu: Chinese vessels allowed to stay at Ratnagiri port to avoid being hit by tropical storm
Ten Chinese vessels have been allowed to stay at Ratnagiri port in Maharashtra on humanitarian grounds after they sought shelter to avoid being hit by the fury of Cyclone Vayu, the Indian Coast Guard said.
India cancels dialogue with Pakistan coast guard amid post-Pulwama tension; DG Rajendra Singh was to attend talks
India is believed to have had cancelled the dialogue of coast guards with Pakistan, in the wake of the tension after the Pulwama terror attack.
Pulwama aftermath: Indian Navy deployed nuclear submarines, aircraft carrier amid heightened tensions with Pakistan
The Indian Navy said it had deployed its frontline warships, including nuclear submarines, near Pakistan waters in the Arabian Sea after Pulwama.
Indian Coast Guards douse major fire on research vessel off Mangaluru coast; rescue 30 crew members, 16 scientists
Two Indian Coast Guard ships doused a major fire on board a ship, carrying around 30 crew members and 16 scientists late last night off the Mangaluru coast in Karnataka.
Six fishermen rescued, one missing after Pakistani forces sink Indian fishing boat near Gujarat port; New Delhi lodges protest
The Pakistani maritime agency fired on an Indian fishing boat with seven persons on board and sank it on 17 January, following which India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over the incident, official sources said Tuesday.
26/11 anniversary: Marginal improvements in intelligence-gathering can't compensate for colossal gaps in policing system
The reality is, lessons, if learned, are soon forgotten. We quickly slide back into apathy and sluggishness.
Ten years of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks: Maritime security remains nightmare as India does little to plug loopholes
Coastal security needs a renewed push for implementation of the ongoing schemes that would lead to the formation of a formidable security apparatus.
Andaman tribe kill US man: Anthropologists help cops search for body of John Allen Chau murdered in Sentinelese island
Chau was killed possibly with arrows. But, Andaman Police PRO Jatin Narwal had said on Wednesday that it was a subject of probe.
One dead, two injured after boat capsizes while heading to proposed Shivaji memorial site off Mumbai coast
The boat capsized off the coast of Mumbai near Marine Drive after its hull hit a rock while they were on their way to a 'puja' at the site of the Shivaji memorial.
Cyclonic storm predicted; heavy rains likely in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Lakshadweep; fishermen advised not to venture into sea
The forecast comes after the Kerala Meteorological Department withdrew the red alert issued on Saturday for Idukki and Malappuram districts of the state.
Pinarayi Vijayan lauds Kerala's fishermen for rescue efforts; thanks defence personnel, disaster response teams and volunteers
Pinarayi Vijayan honoured the fishermen of Kerala who rescued 65,000 flood victims with pondas (shawls) and certificates of appreciation. The chief minister also thanked the armed forces, disaster response teams and hundreds of volunteers who joined in the rescue efforts during the floods.
The government is mulling an idea to bring seaside revenue villages under coastal police stations and extending their jurisdiction up to 200 nautical miles in order to strengthen the country's maritime borders
Fishing trawler capsizes in Bay of Bengal; Indian Coast Guard recovers 14 bodies, 4 fishermen reported missing
Indian Coast Guard recovered the bodies of 14 fishermen who drowned after their boat capsized in Bay of Bengal. Four more are reported to be missing
Refuelling barge for Indian Navy warship INS Vikramaditya launched; ship to deliver fuel to aircraft mid-sea
A 1,000 tonne barge, specially designed for carrying fuel mid-sea to the Indian Navy's flagship aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, was launched on Thursday.
Goa issued an alert to all the vessels and casinos operating off the state's coast following an intelligence input about possible arrival of terrorists on board a fishing trawler.
Coast Guard helicopter crash lands in Maharashtra's Raigad district; four rescued, one officer injured
An Indian Coast Guard helicopter on a routine patrol crash landed in Raigad district of Maharashtra this afternoon, injuring a woman pilot